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RCA R56WH78 i have something like a 3d picture with a slight bow in it. I know it is a convergence problem, but what.......from what I have read, most of the time it is the STK. Where can I buy these and can I do this myself. No, I am not an expert at all, but I do work on computers for a living. Is this way over my head, or can it be done with some instructions. I really can't afford a $350-400 bill right now for a tv.

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  • jhvogel1 May 14, 2008

    I have a R56WH78 and have the same problem, i also noticed that the convergence setting is gone from the menu. a local repair shop told me that it would cost 400.00 to fix and had a 50 inch that was just repaired with the same problem but didn't want to offer any help. if you find a repair would you e-mail me at jhvogel1@msn.com? if you will send me your e-mail address I will do the same, thanks, Joe

  • housengfab Oct 23, 2008

    I have the same problem and would like to fix it myself where can I get the part from

  • maklrk4 Oct 28, 2008

    Willtab, et al...SORRY for the multiple postings! I have the exact same problem...have ordered part 259213, have removed the back covers to access the circuit boards, but I'm very much an amateur at this... Which board is the blown fl231 on, and how will I identify the fuse itself... Thanks!

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    same problem

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Ok first question i have for you is.....in your setup options in the main menu do you have a convergence option... if you dont it is probaly a very specail fuse that lets the set know it is a projection tv with 3 tubes ...fl231... if you can get this fuse rca part #259213 and you can solder. i can tell you how to fix this and it will cost u 5 bucks and no more than an hour

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Willtab, I have the same problem, have ordered my replacement part #259213, removed the back panels to access the circuit boards, but am an amateur to say the least...which board is the blown fuse on and how will I identify the fuse? Thanks!

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  • maklrk4 Oct 28, 2008

    Willtab, I have the exact same problem...have ordered part 259213, have removed the back covers to access the circuit boards, but I'm very much an amateur at this... Which board is the blown fl231 on, and how will I identify the fuse itself... Thanks!

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